Maximum Security, RI Inmate Search and Prison Information

Updated on: May 15, 2020
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In Cranston, Rhode Island, you will find the Maximum Security. The Maximum Security is a state facility that is designed to house over 409 adult male offenders.

The Maximum Security is a medium and a closed custody state facility. However, the Maximum Security also houses some minimum-security inmates as they are waiting to be transferred to their permanent minimum-security facility.

The closed custody inmates in the Maximum Security will be housed in the special management unit, which comes equipped with single cells.

While on the other hand the protective custody along with the reception (incoming) inmates will be held in the closed custody unit, which also has single cells as well.

The Maximum Security also has a Medium Unit, which will be home to both minimum and medium-security inmates that come equipped with two-person cells.

While inmates are in the Maximum Security, they can involve themselves in educational courses that will earn their GED from.

The Maximum Security also offers its inmates a variety of vocational programs such as the following:

  • Music

  • Horticulture

  • Woodworking

  • Upholstery

Maximum Security - General Information

  • Facility Name

    Maximum Security

  • Facility Type

    State Prison

  • Address

    40 Howard Avenue PO Box 8273, Cranston, RI, 02920

  • Phone

    401-462-2637

  • Capacity

    409

  • City

    Cranston

  • Postal Code

    2920

  • State

    Rhode Island

  • Country

    Providence County

  • Official Website

    Website

  • Facility Name

    Maximum Security

  • Facility Type

    State Prison

  • Address

    40 Howard Avenue PO Box 8273, Cranston, RI, 02920

  • Phone

    401-462-2637

  • Capacity

    409

  • Country

    Providence County

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Locating an inmate in the Maximum Security is easier than ever now. You can easily find the inmate roster on the Rhode Island Department of Corrections website.

You can search for an inmate using the following identifying pieces of information:

  • DOC Number

  • Inmate’s Name

  • Gender

  • Age

  • Weight

  • Height

  • Eye Color

  • Hair Color

  • Race

  • Current Status

  • Scars, Marks, & Tattoos

  • Offense Type

  • Location

Send a Mail/Package

If you would like to stay in contact with an inmate, a great way to do that is by sending them letters.

The inmates in the Maximum Security can receive your letters. These letters are a great morale booster for inmates.

However, if you are looking to send an inmate a letter, you will need to keep in mind that a prison staff member will be looking at your letter prior to giving it to the inmate. Also, sometimes mail can take a bit before it reaches the inmate as well.

When sending an inmate, a letter you will need to have your return address on the envelope and make it out to the following address as well:

Inmate Name, ID Number

Maximum Security

40 Howard Avenue PO Box 8273, Cranston, RI, 02920

Sending Money

The Maximum Security gives you just one way to send money to an inmate.

You can find that way directly on the Rhode Island Department of Corrections' official website.

You will be able to make more than one deposit per calendar week now. You will have a limit of $100 per their commissary account and $100 per their telephone account. Funds will be transferred into the inmates account within 3 business days.

When using this service, you will need to know the inmate’s Rhode Island DOC number along with their date of birth.

Phone Calls

Inmates will have access to the use of a telephone, in which they can call home if they choose to.

All calls coming from the Maximum Security has the right to be monitored and recorded. General Population inmates will have a maximum of 30 minutes a day to use the telephone.

Inmates will be responsible for paying all charges that are associated with using the telephone.

Visitation Rules

For you to visit an inmate in the Maximum Security, you will need to fill out the following application. You will then need to wait for the application to be approved.

The Maximum Security will accept walk-in visits between the days of Thursdays to Sundays between the hours of 8:30 am to 10:30 am and 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm.

However, if an inmate you are looking to visit is housed either the medium custody unit or the closed custody unit, you will be permitted to visit them between the days of Thursdays to Sundays between the hours of 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm.

If you or the inmate requires a no-contact visit, you must schedule them prior. You can contact the Maximum Security from Monday to Wednesday using the following number 401-462-2637.

VISITATION HOURS

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
    9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Sunday
    9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Directions

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